Tag Archives: kentucky

What Fan of the Week Contest? Oh that one.

A Typical Busy Day at Nation of Blue HQ

Hello CAT FANS! As you can see we’ve been VERY BUSY here at HQ (can you tell by the picture?) to give you the freshest UK Wildcat News. Some stuff may not have been done as  timely as we want them to. But we haven’t forgotten! Did you? We hope not. We’re still all about choosing the Fan of the ...

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Kentucky Drops Out of AP Poll; #19 in Coaches Poll


The last two games have equaled two straight losses for John Calipari and Kentucky and that has led to dropping out of the AP Top 25 and a slide to #19 in the Coaches Poll. Kentucky drops out of the AP Poll for the first time in 61 times that it has been released. AP Top 25 RK TEAM RECORD ...

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A True Kentucky Horse


Kentucky fans find interesting ways to show their fandom, and this picture really sums it up just how crazy Kentucky fans truly are: Horse in Kentucky has basketball themed backside (via @kristengonch, @abchesser) instagr.am/p/SGUQeAremv/ — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) November 16, 2012

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Veteran’s Legacy Night Gives Honor and Pride to Veterans


LEXINGTON, KY, November 8, 2012 – Join hundreds to honor veterans locally and nationwide at the First Annual Veteran’s Legacy Night in Lexington, KY. This free event will be held on Sunday, November 18 at 6:30 p.m. The evening will include a live performance by John Elefante, former lead singer of Kansas. The Greater Lexington Apartment Association with partner with ...

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Bobby Knight Assigned To Duke Vs. Kentucky In Champions Classic


Bobby Knight is actually going to call a Kentuck’s game Vs. Duke in the Champions Classic! This is either the moment you’ve been waiting for or the worst scenario for anyone that can’t get Tom Leach on the radio. You know it will be bad but it’s going to be even worse considering that former Knight assitant, Mike Krzyzewski, will ...

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Richie Farmer Could Sell You a New Car


Former Kentuckky Commisioner of Agriculture and Kentucky basketball legend has found his first job in 8 years since being in public service. Richie Farmer is now selling cars. Former University of Kentucky basketball star Richie Farmer is selling cars at a Chevrolet dealership in Manchester, his first job after eight years as state agriculture commissioner. Tim Short, owner of Tim ...

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Don’t Compare This Year to Last Year

UK men's basketball photo day 2011-12, John Calipari, UK Basketball, UK men's basketball team photo

One example of John Calipari not wanting comparisons of this year’s team to last year’s championship team was on All Access Kentucky when he wouldn’t to stop the talk of Nerlens Noel and Anthony Davis. It would not be fair to compare this young team to last year’s because of the lack of experience and no returning starters. CBS Sports ...

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Kentucky Football Vs. Vanderbilt – The Most Frustrated Pregame Post Ever


I’ve been contemplating even writing this post, but I guess it’s something that has to be done.  Kentucky football goes up against Vanderbilt today (did you guys know that?).  So I guess you can consider this our “pre-game” post. We’re not going to do the “Know your enemy” or any fancy “simulations” (we’ll save those for basketball), because we’re actually ...

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Kentucky Halloween Contest Winner

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And the winner is……. LAURIE MYERS!!!   We would like to thank everyone for their entries, but unfortunately there can only be one winner.  Congratulations Laurie! Here are some pics of other contestants who most definitely bleed blue!

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Kentucky Players Post-Northwood Interviews


#15, Willie Cauley-Stein, F On having to guard 5-foot-2 Tyrone Davis … “Once I got switched to guard him and I heard everyone in the crowd laughing because he was so much smaller than me. He was good and he is good at what he does. He is really swift. He is quick and plays with that energy that is ...

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Where to Watch Northwood at Kentucky


  The #3 Kentucky Wildcats host the #1 team in NAIA, the Northwood Seahawks, in Rupp Arena tonight at 7pm on Fox Sports South and ESPN3.com. The announcers for tonight’s game are Dave Baker and Larry Conley. The sideline reporter is Tom Werme. Here is some background information on tonight’s game: The Seahawks are coached by former Villanova head coach ...

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Kentucky Ranks #19 in Top Overall Basketball Programs

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You might be surprised to learn that Kentucky is the #19 overall basketball program in the country. Especially since Duke is #1. Here is a description of the Basketball Times rankings: Every five years, Basketball Times publishes an analytical ranking of the top men’s college basketball programs in the United States (full disclosure: I compile it). The qualifying criterion is ...

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Kentucky #1 in Pomeroy Computer Rankings


  A lot of Kentucky fans have clamored that Kentucky should be #1 after last season’s national championship, but the AP and Coaches poll have Indiana on top, with Louisville second. Ken Pomeroy’s computer has the rankings totally different, with Kentucky #1, Indiana #3, and Louisville #8. Here are the newly released computer rankings:   Rank Team Conf W-L Pyth ...

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Kentucky in the Mix for Possible 2014 Package Deal


Since Andrew Wiggins moved to 2013, there had to be a new #1 in the 2014 class. ESPN’s Super 60 crowned point guard Tyus Jones the new #1, with big man Jahlil Okafor #2. Reggie Rankin spoke with Okafor recently and he would like to go to a school with Tyus Jones. “I have a lot of offers, and me ...

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Highlights of Kentucky’s Loss to Georgia


Here are quotes from the Georgia Bulldogs about their win over Kentucky in Commonwealth Stadium. Georgia Head Coach Mark Richt Opening statement… “Very excited about the victory. It’s great to be able to go on the road in the SEC and get the win. I think Kentucky did a fantastic job tonight. My hat’s off to coach (Joker) Phillips and ...

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Ray Kasongo Transfers to Pikeville High School


One of the top forwards in Kentucky High School basketball has transferred to a new school today. Ray Kasongo was at East Ridge High School last season, where his team lost in the 15th region championship game, with Indiana head coach Tom Crean in attendance. Kasongo, who is originally from Canada, officially enrolled at Pikeville High School today. Rivals.com has ...

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Marcus Lee Picks Kentucky


Marcus Lee has become the 5th member of the #1 basketball recruiting class of 2013 for the Kentucky Wildcats. Lee announced his decision at Deer Valley High School, California where he averaged 13.9 points and 9.1 blocks per game during the 2011-12 season, as the Wolverines finished 22-9, won the Bay Valley Athletic League and advanced to the North Coast ...

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